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    Grass: grass/grarse
    Laugh: laff
    Bath: ba-R-th
    Neither: Nether (without the i)
    Palm: Palm
    Take: take?
    Right: rite
    London: Lundon
    Lasagna: las-an-ya
    Teresa: ter-esa
    Bus: bus
    Last: last / larst
    Ask: ask
    France: France

    What part of the country are you from: East Midlands

    [I have two versions as my mates often take the p!ss out of the way I say things, so I switch between the two versions]
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    How about pronouncing your t's? How many people do that?
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    (Original post by happysunshine)
    Midlanders seem to say koite, roight... or something.
    Brummies maybe but not all Midlanders
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    [QUOTE=happysunshine]To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

    Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

    Grass: gras
    Laugh: laf
    Bath: bath
    Neither: neethr
    Palm: pom
    Take: tayk
    Right: write
    London: lundon
    Lasagna: lasanya
    Teresa: teresa
    Bus: bus
    Last: last
    Ask: ask
    France: france

    What part of the country are you from:
    Northeast
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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    Brummies maybe but not all Midlanders
    Of course not, but even some Midlanders you can hear the "oi" even really softly.
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    (Original post by Ellie4)
    How about pronouncing your t's? How many people do that?
    do wha?
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    [QUOTE=PadFoot90]
    (Original post by happysunshine)
    To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

    Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

    Grass: gras
    Laugh: laf
    Bath: bath
    Neither: neethr
    Palm: pom
    Take: tayk
    Right: write
    London: lundon
    Lasagna: lasanya
    Teresa: teresa
    Bus: bus
    Last: last
    Ask: ask
    France: france

    What part of the country are you from:
    Northeast
    You cheating New Englander!!!
    You didn't make much effort to transcribe your pronuciation. I'm sure you say "Tareessa" and not "Te ress a"
    And don't you guys say lasarrgna? My annoying housemate used to say it that way.
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    (Original post by happysunshine)
    Of course not, but even some Midlanders you can hear the "oi" even really softly.
    Maybe you're right... but in Worcestershire, I've never really noticed that.
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    (Original post by deianra)
    Always. Damn the typical Reading glottal stop. I wince when I hear it and that's bloody often.

    It's just so...argh!! 'Sah-uh-day.' Why can't you just pronounce the T? It makes me a bit upset really Do we have to destroy the language so?
    Heh, my cousin from Reading never pronounces her t's and nor do any of her friends! It's really annoying! I was talking to her actually, she said she knows some people in year 12 from your school, small world!
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    (Original post by SamTheMan)
    You cheating New Englander!!!
    You didn't make much effort to transcribe your pronuciation. I'm sure you say "Tareessa" and not "Te ress a"
    And don't you guys say lasarrgna? My annoying housemate used to say it that way.
    I dont say lasarrgna but others do. Well you may be right about the tereessa thing
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    Grass: Grarse
    Laugh: Larf
    Bath: Barth
    Neither: Nyether
    Palm: Parm
    Take: Tayke
    Right: Riyte
    London: Lund-on
    Lasagna: Lasan-ya
    Teresa: Ter-ay-sa
    Bus: Bus
    Last: Larst
    Ask: Arsk
    France: La Françe
    Better: Betta

    What part of the country are you from:
    North West
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    (Original post by PadFoot90)
    I dont say lasarrgna but others do. Well you may be right about the tereessa thing
    You're right, it would sound more like tereessa. And for most Brits, tareesa.

    I always remember that to imitate an American accent (more East coast), you have to remember to pronounce the r at the end of everything.
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    (Original post by happysunshine)
    To join in with the new trend of threads, heres a big "how do you pronounce" thread.

    Try and spell your pronunciation of these:

    Grass: Grarse
    Laugh: Larf
    Bath: Baath
    Neither: Neetha
    Palm: Parm
    Take: Tayke
    Right: Rite
    London: Lundun
    Lasagna: Lezanya
    Teresa: Terayza
    Bus: Bus
    Last: Larst
    Ask: Arsk
    France: Frarnce
    Better: Better
    Saturday: Saturday

    What part of the country are you from: Lundun

    Anymore words which have several pronunciation can be added to the list!
    That's theaman's list of pronunciations!
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    (Original post by theaman)
    That's theaman's list of pronunciations!
    I think "grassss" suits you more.
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    (Original post by happysunshine)
    I think "grassss" suits you more.
    That's part of my great Northern accent!
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    (Original post by theaman)
    That's theaman's list of pronunciations!
    Lundun? You'll sound like a Pakistani cab driver if you pronounce it that way?
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    How can you say "France" as "Frarnce"?!

    There's only one "r"!
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    (Original post by Lord Huntroyde)
    How can you say "France" as "Frarnce"?!

    There's only one "r"!
    because we're southerners
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    (Original post by Tinykates)
    because we're southerners
    Yep, it's definately Frarnce!
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    (Original post by theaman)
    That's part of my great Northern accent!
    Sorry, even if you say "grassss" you sound more London-boy that ever.
 
 
 
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